English (M.A.)

The M.A. in English at ULL addresses the professional needs of a variety of students: those who plan to continue in a Ph.D. program, those who want to teach at the high school or college levels, and those who wish to acquire professional training in writing or research. All doctorates in English have a foundation in British and American language and literature, thus students receive a broad education in the discipline that prepares them for teaching, further research, and a diverse range of careers. Both thesis and non-thesis options are available.

M.A. students choose one of the following areas of concentration:

  • Literary and Cultural Studies 
  • Folklore 
  • Linguistics
  • Rhetoric & Composition
  • Creative Writing
  • Professional Writing
  • TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

English at UL Lafayette